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Two suspected in theft of Nintendo Wii U system

Friday, January 4, 2013

Warrants have been issued for the arrest of two Linton men suspected of stealing a Nintendo Wii U gaming system from WalMart.

Jayce E. Troup and Harley J. Shields are both wanted on a preliminary charge of theft, a class D felony.

The incident occurred on Dec. 28 and was recorded on the store's video surveillance system. The next day when the store's asset protection personnel contacted the police, a Linton officer recognized the men in the video.

An affidavit prepared by Linton Police Officer Chad Crynes stated the video shows both men in the automotive section of the store, then shows Troup carrying a black-colored box for the gaming system valued around $350. Store personnel said they recovered the box, empty.

Troup allegedly opened the box and put the system under his shirt and Shields allegedly put the charger for the system down the front of his pants, then they left the store without paying for the system.

Officer Crynes made contact with Shields and was able to speak with him. The officer attempted to contact Troup but said he was unsuccessful and a family member said they didn't know where he was or how to get hold of him.

Criminal cases were filed against the two men on Wednesday and warrants were issued the same day.

In Troup's case, bond will be set at $4,000, cash only, with no ten percent allowed. In Shields' case, bond will be set at $4,000 with ten percent allowed.

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I think they both should have the same bond. point blank. they both was stealing the exact same thing! But as always one of the shields boys will end up getting a slap on the wrist and thats it!

-- Posted by proud_mom2012 on Fri, Jan 4, 2013, at 10:44 PM

How many times does the Shield boy have b arrested before they lock him up and not let him out. He's always in paper for stuff

-- Posted by mother of 2 brats on Sat, Jan 5, 2013, at 12:23 AM

prison helps people quit stealing...

-- Posted by willam* on Sat, Jan 5, 2013, at 10:08 AM

Iam so sorry for what my son has done ! He will pay for what he has done and I hope to get him the help he need !! Sorry again !!!

-- Posted by Don'tknowwhy on Sat, Jan 5, 2013, at 12:45 PM

If Troup would have responded to the officers call I imagine he would have been granted the same privlage of 10% but... he didn't, he couldn't be found... It seems logical to me! Hopfully the family member wasn't lying and simply made things worse for him...

-- Posted by lillymae on Sat, Jan 5, 2013, at 12:53 PM

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